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Elderly life-sentenced prisoners: a forgotten and ‘invisible’ group

In this blog, PRI's Vicki Prais, looks at the challenges faced by elderly people in prison, sentenced to life imprisonment. Vicki notes that the ‘greying’ of the prison population has seen an upward trend and warrants attention as it is a group that will certainly grow given the rise in life sentences handed down globally.

Vicki Prais 23rd August 2019